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The Inherent Unfairness of an Immigration Provision in the Violence Against Women Act

An alien can allege that her (or his) spouse engages in domestic violence and abuse and — without that citizen having a chance to clear his (or her) name and possibly not even knowing that such an allegation has been levied with immigration officials — upon grant of the petition, a federal government employee has in effect certified that the citizen engages in spousal abuse.
Topics: Marriage Fraud

New York Times Seeks 163 H-1B Workers over Five Years, Also 31 Green Cards

When the New York Times writes about the H-1B program for foreign workers, it is often sympathetic to it and is rarely critical. When the same publication needs (rather well-paid) workers, it often uses the H-1B program, seeking 163 such workers in the years 2014-2018. It also filed 31 green card petitions.
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